Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Joseph” as Want to Read:
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
It was such a blessing to be reminded once again that it is God that is in control of the world. I often need my vision realigned to remember that I am small player in God's world and that He has a specific role for me to play. God is not dependent on any of us. We do our little work and cease.
I expressed to a professor that I loved FB Meyer's book on Hebrews, The Way Into the Holiest; Expositions of the Epistle to the Hebrews, and she recommended his character studies to me. I was not disappointed. Both practical and insightful, Meyer's expositions on the life of Joseph stand the test of time. I left encouraged and challenged and more excited to teach the life of Joseph to the students in my Genesis classes. I recommend this book to anyone who is studying Genesis/the life of Joseph o ...more
Meyer never takes his eyes off of the big picture, tracing the unfolding providence of God throughout the life of Joseph, and pointing out how that story foreshadows the greater work of Christ that was yet to come. This reissue (Meyer died in 1929) updates some of the language, but it is still archaic in places. Yet this should not discourage any from reading an important look at one of the most famous stories in history.